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Book cover for "Shine While You Dine," a business etiquette book.

Tips on Business Etiquette for College Students (and Anyone)

When you hear the words “dining etiquette,” what images spring to mind? Talking with your mouth full? Drinking tea with a raised pinky? What about pulling out your cellphone in the middle of a business lunch? “Etiquette is simply appropriate behavior: appropriate specific to person, place, and purpose,” says Robert A. Shutt G’92, author of “Shine While You Dine” and…

The Sabor Latino Founders

First Latino Organization on Campus Keeps Tradition Alive

On a recent Thursday evening, inside a dimly lit gymnasium at a nearby school, Keneth Ribot ’18 led a group of students, standing in pairs, through a difficult piece of choreography. He demonstrated the first four counts of the dance, pushing and pulling his dance partner to the beat of the music – “Déjà vu,” by Shakira and Prince Royce.…

Students studying in a common area.

5 Things Every Transfer Student Should Do

Transferring to a new college can be a little scary. But the good news is you’re in a great position to make a really smart move for your life and your career. So as you contemplate this next move for yourself, here are some things you should do. 1. Make a list. If you’re looking to transfer, there’s a good…

6 Questions to Ask While Visiting a College Campus

You’ve been accepted into college. Congratulations! But you’re probably wondering what’s next. Scheduling a visit is a great way to get to know where you’ll spend at least the next four years of your life. At Saint Rose, we hold events like Accepted Student Days, where prospective students and their families visit campus, meet with professors, mingle with other prospective students,…

Good to know: Hubbard Interfaith Sanctuary Turns 20

Twenty years of kindess On his second day at Saint Rose, Sean Butler was lonely. It was a Sunday, and quiet. He walked around campus and, eventually, he heard singing coming from a small brick building along Madison Avenue. “A Mass choir was rehearsing. I poked my head in and they invited me to sing,” said Butler, a freshman studying…